Frederick Arts Council Announces Hood College Ceramic Arts MFA Faculty and Student Exhibit
Ceramic exhibition at 11 West Patrick Street Gallery
FREDERIC, Md., January 27, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The Frederick Arts Council Announces the Cowl College Ceramic Arts MFA Faculty and Student Exhibition, an exhibit featuring ceramic works by eight artists, including faculty and graduate students from Frederick County ceramics graduate program at Cowl College. Artists include faculty members Chaz Martinsen, Jenna Gianni, Jason Laney as well as graduate students Clarisse Yeap, Asma Wahid, Shari Jacobs, Faith Ku, Leslie KingAmnah Abdulsalam, and Catalina Chiquillo.
The exhibition will continue until May.
Biographies of the artists:
Chaz MartinsenFaculty – Chaz MartinsenMFA, is Visiting Assistant Professor of Ceramics and Acting Director of the Graduate Program in Ceramic Arts at Cowl College, Frederick, MD.
Jenna GianniFaculty – Jenna GianniMFA, is Adjunct Professor of Ceramics at Cowl College and is co-owner and director of education at Washington Street Studios in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. Instagram: @jennagianni; Website: jennalynnstudios.com
Jason LaneyFaculty – Jason LaneyMFA, is Adjunct Professor of Ceramics at Cowl College, Frederick, MD.
Clarisse YeapGraduate student – Clarisse Yeap currently pursuing a Masters in Ceramic Arts at Cowl Collegeafter many years of developing skills and interests in the community studios of the washington d.c. region. Clarissa earned a Bachelor of Liberal Arts from Dartmouth College. Instagram: @clarissamakespottery
Asma WahedGraduate Student – Asma is a Pakistani-American artist and mother of four living in Ellicott City, Maryland and is currently pursuing a Masters in Ceramics at Cowl College. Instagram: @asmawaheedart
Shari JacobsGraduate student – Shari Jacobs taught ceramics at the Arts Center of Orange, Washington Street Studios in Harper’s Ferryand Woodberry Forest School. Shari is a member of the Charlottesville-area Artisans Studio Tour and the Potters Guild of Frederick. Website: TheMuddyRabbit.com; Instagram: @TheMuddyRabbit
Faith KuGraduate student – Faith Ku’s ceramic artworks are often inspired by the complex structures of flora and fauna. Faith is currently pursuing her Masters in Ceramic Arts at Cowl College. Instagram: @sunnydaytomorrowpottery
Leslie King, Graduate Student – Leslie’s sculptures speak to moments in time, stories or parts of history. Website: leslieking.online; Instagram: @lesliekingonline
Amnah Abdulsalam, Graduate Student – Amnah’s work focuses on the history of functional commodities and recreates immortal memories and practices from Amnah’s memories of Mecca. Amnah recently completed her Masters in Ceramic Arts at Cowl College. Instagram: @amnah_abdulsalam
Catalina ChiquilloGraduate Student – Catalina is currently a student in the Graduate Program in Ceramic Arts at Cowl College. Website: ceramiccreationsbycat.com; Instagram: @catachiquillo
11 W Patrick St Gallery is made possible through the support of the Ausherman Family Foundation.
About the Frederick Arts Council
The Frederick Arts Council invests in a vibrant and cohesive arts community for the people of Frederick County. The organization fosters an environment where the arts thrive in the community through grants and scholarships, arts advocacy, and links to essential resources. FAC is responsible for large-scale programs such as the Frederick Festival of the Arts, sky sceneFrederick Public Art Initiative, Art in the Park and Frederick County Arts in Education Grants. For more information on the Frederick Arts Council, visit http://www.frederickartscouncil.org
Cowl College MFA Ceramic Arts
Hood’s MFA program prepares students to bring original knowledge and creativity to the field of ceramics. Courses are designed to guide artists well beyond the amateur stage, becoming visual communicators of ideas, concepts, and passion through art. Students explore the subtle nuances and details of aesthetic expression while refining the practical application of science and technology in their work, conduct advanced thesis research, and prepare for a solo gallery exhibition.
On Cowl College
Cowl College is an independent liberal arts college, offering more than 25 bachelor’s degrees, four pre-professional programs, 19 master’s programs, two doctoral degrees, and 10 post-baccalaureate certificates. Located in the historic district Frederickclose washington d.c., Baltimore and the I-270 Technology Corridor, Hood gives students access to countless internship and research opportunities.
Gabrielle SmithFrederick Arts Council, 443-699-8449, [email protected]
SOURCE Frederick Arts Council